Category Archives: Francesco Alfieri

Hanging Point with Longswords vs Greatswords

In the images below look at the orientation of the right hand. For the two longswords the thumb is towards the point, while Alfieri’s greatsword has the thumb towards the pommel. Francesco Alfieri Jakob Sutor The man on the right … Continue reading

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Francesco Alfieri’s Mista Guardia (Mixed Guard)

I have come to the Mista Guardia (Mixed Guard) I found, and which I talked about in the first part, its nature is to participate in the third and fourth and this consists in knowing to fix the hand of … Continue reading

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